There are several reasons for chest pain. Many symptoms are felt when there is chest pain. Chest heaviness and pain, ranging from strong prick to mild pain. Chest pan sometimes feels like pressure and burning sensation. Some people also get pain in the neck and jaws due to chest pan. According to Ayurveda, Vata, Pitta and Kapha cause chest pain due to all three doshas. If you are equally troubled by chest pain, you can find information here to do home remedies for chest pain.

What is Chest pain ?

There are many reasons behind having chest pain in Ayurveda . All the three doshas i.e. Vata, Pitta and Kapha remain in the same form in the heart. Due to the decrease or increase of the three doshas separately, there is a problem of pain in the chest pan.

When taking food from the mouth, saliva is produced in the mouth. This saliva breaks down the starch present in the food into small molecules. After this, food comes to the stomach through the food pipe, where the lining inside the stomach makes digestive products to digest food. Acid is also formed during this process. In many people, the lower esophagidal sphincter (food pipe) does not close properly, and is often left open. Due to which the stomach acid goes back out into the esophagus.

This causes heaviness and pain in chest and severe burning sensation. This is called GE RD or acid reflux. Pain and stiffness can also occur in other parts of the body before a heart attack. It may also cause pain or heaviness in the arms, waist, neck and jaw. Sometimes this pain can start from any part of the body and reach directly to the chest. That’s why people associate it with heart burn, but it is not always appropriate.

Causes of Chest pain

Apart from heart problems, chest pan can also be caused by some other reasons. This problem can also be caused by a lung infection, a problem in the alimentary canal, muscles, rib nerves. Sine me dard can be felt anywhere in the chest or chest from the lower neck to the upper abdomen.-

Lung disease– Due to lung disease, chest pain can also occur, in this condition, there is pain next to the chest, this pain is increased by breathing or coughing. Common causes of chest pain are swelling in the lining of the lungs (pleura) due to chest pain (chati me dard). Lung disease such as pneumonia and asthma can also cause chest pain.

Pleuritis (swelling in the inner walls of the chest) – Chest pan can occur due to inflammation in the inner lining of the chest. If there is swelling in the membranes present on the upper surface of the lungs, then the air starts to rub when inhaled from the swollen surface of the inner membrane of the chest, causing unbearable pain. This condition is called pleuritis. Most pleuritis is caused by TB infection or pneumonia.

TB can also be the main cause of chest pain. In this disease, there may be swelling in the lung membrane due to which the patient feels pain by breathing air on the swollen surface when breathing.

Angina pectoris – Heart attack can also be a cause of pain on the left side of the chest. Repeated chest pain is a symptom of Angina Pectoralis which takes the form of heart disease. In this problem the amount of blood reaching the heart decreases. Due to lack of oxygen supply to the heart, there is a difficulty in breathing with the chest pan.

Peripheral Vascular Disease – The pain of the arteries of the heart is called peripheral vascular (P.V.D). Chest pain (chati me dard) occurs when blood flow is obstructed in the arteries that carry blood to the internal organs of the body connecting the heart and the brain.

Coronary artery dissection – Any hole or scratch in the coronary artery is called coronary artery dissection. This condition can be caused by a variety of factors. It can cause severe pain suddenly.

Bone / nerve problems  chest pain can also occur due to rupture of the chest. Rib inflammation is known as osteochondritis, which causes a chest pan. Chest pain can also be caused by injury in the spine, which makes it difficult to detect cardiac pain. Chest pain due to swelling in the veins due to herpes.

Stomach problems– Many types of stomach diseases can also cause chest pain. Acidity and acid reflux can sometimes cause chest pain and discomfort. Many times there may also be chest pain due to food pipe cramps or peptic ulcers (wounds). When gas is produced in the gallbladder and this gas goes towards the chest, then the symptoms of gas start to be felt in the chest and chest begins to pan.

How to prevent chest pain?

Changes in your diet and lifestyle are necessary to avoid chest pain. This can reduce the chance of chest pain to some extent. Unhealthy eating is basically the cause of chest pain . Along with improving food habits, we should also exercise regularly.

Lifestyle Changes:

Exercise must be done, such as walking with sharp steps, climbing stairs, badminton or playing tennis etc. Chest pain is due to unhealthy food and drink. We should exercise regularly with improvement in food and drink.

Avoid the colder environment.

Changes in Catering:

Increase the amount of fiber in the diet and reduce the amount of calories.

Reduce the amount of salt in the food and leave it at all if possible.

Smoking increases heart disease, so do not consume it.

Home Remedies for Chest Pain

Generally people first try home remedies on chest pain, which can be easily found in the house.


Garlic is very useful for chest pain. According to one study, eating garlic daily reduces the chances of heart disease and helps in treating it. It reduces Cholesterole and prevents plaque from reaching the arteries. It also improves blood flow. Drink 1 teaspoon garlic juice in hot water daily. Otherwise, chew one garlic and 2 cloves daily.


Ginger is also useful in heart diseases. Ginger contains a chemical compound called gingerol that lowers cholesterol levels. Ginger also has antioxidant (anti-oxidant) properties that protect blood vessels from deterioration. For this, you can consume ginger daily in this way-

Drink ginger tea daily.

Boil ginger in water and consume it daily.

Drink raw ginger daily.


Almonds are rich in Poly Natural Fatty Acid along with magnesium. It reduces cholesterol and reduces the risk of chest pain. If you have chest pain, mix equal quantity of almond oil and rose oil together. Apply this mixture slowly in the chest. Apart from this, consume a handful of almonds daily.


Curcumin is present in abundance in turmeric. Which in particular helps in clot formation and reduction of arterial plaque. Curcumin also reduces chest inflammation. It provides quick relief in chest pain. Drink turmeric mixed with warm milk daily, it provides relief in chest pain.

Haldi milk

Aloe Vera 

It is a miraculous plant, it has many medicinal properties, its properties help to strengthen the heart, control good cholesterol (Cholesterole), reduce triglycerides levels and lower blood pressure. And all the factors help to relieve chest pain. Drink 1/4 cup of juice daily with lukewarm water.

Pomegranate Juice

According to many studies, pomegranate is very useful in relieving heart problems. It helps to prevent damage and oxidation in the arterial walls by reducing stress. The arteries become narrower due to stroke and peripheral disease. Pomegranate juice helps to overcome those problems. Regular intake of pomegranate juice has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in it, which helps prevent chest pain.


Vitamin K and magnesium are found in basil leaves. Magnesium prevents the formation of cholesterol in the bloodstream in the heart. It helps in treating chest pain along with heart disorders. Consuming one teaspoon of basil juice with honey is beneficial. Or eating 8-10 leaves of basil also provides relief in chest pain.